Sunday, 5 October, 2014, 8:53 Sport
Ukrainian Usyk knocks out Bruer to become intercontinental heavyweight WBO champ
Oleksandr Usyk. Photo: tsn.ua
Oleksandr Usyk. Photo: tsn.ua

The aspiring Ukrainian boxer, Oleksandr Usyk won the match against South African Daniel Bruer, the international WBF champion. The match was held in Lviv, Ukraine, on Oct. 4.

Vitali Klitschko, who was present at the match said several minutes before the bout, “My forecast is that Usyk will win by a knock-out. Usyk is breathing down Volodymyr Klitschko’s neck.

O. Usyk started the fight briskly, putting a direct hit on Bruer’s head in the 6th round.

Bruer stopped any resistance in the 7th round when by a series of hits Usyk finally put him on the floor.

It was Usyk’s fifth win by a knock-out in 5 fights on the professional ring.

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